Two are Better than One: WD Loves Layered Rugs

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Two Are Better Than One: We're Loving Layered Rugs

If a good rug can really make a room, then two just might be able to transform it! Layered rugs popped on my radar this year and I’ve been playing around with them in the studio. Putting two or three on top of one another in your living room or bedroom really has a way of adding coziness and personality to a room. Large area rugs can cost more than a mortgage, so naturally, the layered rug solution is a cheaper way to fill a larger space. Start small with a few accent rugs and then go big with giant area rugs if you really love the look. If you already have one rug in a room, you’re already halfway there! Scroll below for some tips, tricks, and my favorite rugs to shop. Happy layering!


3 Tips for Layering Rugs:

1. Try layering a vintage printed rug over a solid natural rug for a mix of textures and aesthetics.

2. Don’t stop at two! Layering three or four rugs can look stunning.

3. Explore layering rugs in different rooms in your home, like the bathroom, bedroom, and living room.


Two Are Better Than One: We're Loving Layered Rugs

ABC Home Vintage Tibetan Wool Rug – 2’9″x5’1″ • $3,200
Safavieh Classic Vintage Rug – Safavieh®; • Safavieh • $123–452
One Kings Lane Vintage Zeki Müren Rug, 4′ x 7′ • One Kings Lane Vintage • $695
One Kings Lane Vintage Oushak Rug, 7′ x 4’1” • One Kings Lane Vintage • $1,599

Two Are Better Than One: We're Loving Layered Rugs

ABC Home Vintage Tibetan Wool Rug – 2’4″x4’11” • $3,000
One Kings Lane Vintage Moroccan Beni Ourain Rug, 11′ x 5’1” • One Kings Lane Vintage • $3,259
CouristanTM Embellished Blossum Runner Rug – 31X94 • Couristan • $129.99
DECOR 140 Decor 140 Voru Rectangular Runner • $300

Two Are Better Than One: We're Loving Layered Rugs

nuLOOM Wilton Rug, Gray • nuLoom • $939
Birch Lane Willa Jute Rug Rug • Birch Lane • $61–347
Anthropologie Amala Flokati Rug • Anthropologie • $898–4,298
Heathered Chenille Jute Rug – Natural • Pottery Barn • $119–719

Two Are Better Than One: We're Loving Layered Rugs

Loloi Shilo Handwoven Fringed Scatter Rug • Loloi • $13.65
Concord Global Lara Dancing Stripes Rug • $121–236
Anthropologie Painted Palette Rug • Anthropologie • $3,998–7,998
Garland Rug Avery Striped Rug – 5′ x 7’6” • $47.99

Two Are Better Than One: We're Loving Layered Rugs

One Kings Lane Vintage Turkish Overdyed Rug, 4′ x 6’7 • One Kings Lane Vintage • $575
Persian Vintage Navy Area Rug • Ecarpetgallery • $397.49
One Kings Lane Vintage Turkish Rug, 4’9 x 7’7 • One Kings Lane Vintage • $1,299
Safavieh Persian Garden Vintage Nadia Framed Floral Rug • Safavieh • $148–747

Two Are Better Than One: We're Loving Layered Rugs

Lorena Canals Bereber Rug • $299
Anthropologie Jerada Rug Swatch • Anthropologie • $14.95
One Kings Lane Vintage Moroccan Rug, 9’5” x 3’11” • One Kings Lane Vintage • $695
Safavieh Monaco Arabella Rug – 2’2″ x 20′ • Safavieh • $169.95

Two Are Better Than One: We're Loving Layered Rugs

Safavieh Monaco Vintage Bohemian Rug • Safavieh • $37–710
One Kings Lane Vintage Pink Persian Soumak Rug, 4’10 x 7’10 • One Kings Lane Vintage • $1,499
Dash & Albert Geo Print Wool Rug • Dash & Albert • $39–1,099
Surya Home ‘Sherpa – Lines’ Wool Rug • $169–1,999

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BY Kate Arends - July 4, 2017

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  1. Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog

    July 4th, 2017 at 10:39 am

    I never considered layering rugs. They give such a different look altogether like this – sort of rustic and casual. I like it.

    Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog
    http://charmainenyw.com

  2. Ariella

    July 5th, 2017 at 9:39 pm

    Never thought of layering rugs, certainly creates a ‘look.’

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    July 6th, 2017 at 4:04 pm

    […] Are you a fan of the layered-rug look? Here are some tips and tricks to pull it off.  […]

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    July 7th, 2017 at 12:08 pm

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    July 8th, 2017 at 12:02 am

    […] Layered Look: Rugs on rugs on rugs is a trend I can get behind. Kate Arend’s round up is on […]

  6. Hannah

    July 9th, 2017 at 1:53 pm

    This is amazing! I have never seen anyone layer rugs before, but it looks beautiful.

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  8. Gabby

    August 18th, 2017 at 12:41 pm

    I’ve never thought about layering rugs before, but it looks pretty good!
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  9. Floor Registers

    September 1st, 2017 at 1:05 am

    So elegant, it is looking so beautiful and the home is gorgeous.

  10. JoAnn Coscia

    February 17th, 2018 at 1:59 am

    Can you please attach the link or and I for you have on the cover image. I’m in love with the fringed tan rug. Thank you.

  11. JoAnn Coscia

    February 17th, 2018 at 2:01 am

    I meant to say, “link or any info.”

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